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Jul 13 2017 | Out West student blog
The summer intern Yiyuan Zhang sets out to analyze the State Water Project’s future water delivery and power operations to optimize state-wide benefits and reduce costs.
Jul 11 2017 | Out West student blog
Julia Anderson, ‘17, has been tasked with writing a “historical structure report” on Alcatraz Island’s electric shop, which dates back to the 1860s. But first she has to navigate past a very territorial mother seagull.
Is a rush of green energy a good thing? The Central Valley’s drought hangover; the effect of oil on shorebirds; and fire season across the West.
Jul 6 2017 | ... & the West Blog
California’s ambitious energy goals may lead the state toward an economy far less reliant on carbon-based fuels than ever before. But how quickly?
Jul 5 2017 | Research Notes
Please join us in welcoming the Center's summer 2017 research assistants.
Jun 27 2017 | Out West student blog
Meet the Center’s summer interns, who are heading out to begin adventures across the West.
At the solstice: sun and wind energy hit a new high, financial aid for domestic water, the health costs of wildfires, and more. Some of the best reads from the past week.

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Apr 9 2019 | ... & the West Blog, ... & the Best | Posts Recommended by the ... & the West Blog
Increased rain and snow force Oroville Spillway into use; health impacts from oil and natural gas extraction; Northern New Mexico trout drop; record-high Mexican gray wolf population in Southwest; and more environmental news from around the West this month.
Apr 2 2019 | ... & the West Blog
In Utah, outdoor recreation is more and more of a booming business. Its impact on the land is still being understood, but there are few limits in sight.